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Whenever I hear a cool phrase somewhere, I like to exclaim "That would make a cool band name". This page is a list of such names.

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Rictus Grin Its cool because its the smile a corpse gets when rigor mortis tightens the skin around the lips, I wrote a song called that back when I was fronting a lame bar band called "last call".  twodogsbucking
Riddles And Seeds I was listening to my Religion teacher. He mentioned that phrase, and it just made me think sits cool. Bianca
Ride My Pimp From the T.V. show, I find it quite amusing. Willy Hendrix
Ride The Lighting Reminds me of a movie i watched about an inmate on death row. Before he got sent to the electric chair the last thing his lawyer said to him was "Ride The Lightning." Sounds pretty winner. -SpecialisT-
Ride The Lightning I thought of it because I saw lightning and a man screamed after it and it looked like someone was riding the lightning! Daniel
Riding Car Aparently this was the name of the predecessor to the Motorcycle. Could be a great name for either an lo-fi indie band, or a new wave synthpop band. Deathawk
Right Lane Ends It says what everyone feels at a certain time in their life. Is this all there is? What's out there for me? Riding on the highway of life and you see the sign, "Right Lane Ends". DJ
The Righteous And Harmonious Fists This was actually a secret society of Chinese people that murdered foreigners, but "harmonious" contributes to the idea of music, and "fists" would lead you to guess it's punk, angry music. Bobby
Righteous Kill I always say righteous and if its an emo or metal band it should have summin bout death so yea...Sounds cool too Jared
Riley Avenue Seriously? say it outloud...its cool! tim
Rimmer and the Little Munchkins Something very funny that happened one time at the end of an episode of Red Dwarf Henry
Rincewind He's only the world's worst wizard! Crystal
A Ring Brings Pizza This was the name of a pizza place just across the street from the shopping center. Like most of the stores in that center, this company also went belly up (at least that one did.) MOR
Riot Against The Highway System I was listening to one of the best bands, rage against the machine, and thought what a sweet name it would be to have a name like that except with other sweet, words in place,so i decided, i didn't really like the highway system, and i like riots, so what a sweet thing it would be to have the band name Riot Against The Highway System!!! TFell
The Riot Boys Cute. :) Katie Kayy!
Riot Kittens Feminist New Wave band...or I hope they will be... :) G
Riot Patrol I saw a thing about a riot on the tv and thought of Riot Patrol. TheEdster
The Rioting Pacifists An oxymoron. Pacifists are known for their peace making. But what if they were protesting wars carrying Uzis? peace
Rip Torn and the Paper Cuts A long time friend in Manteca, California come up with this band name. Always makes me smile. Thanks PJ Salamander
The Ripoffs I just want to see a really cool Punk band use this name! G
Ripped Like Jesus I was watching Greg Behrendt's (sp?) Comedy Central special, and he talked about how "ripped" Jesus was; that is, how buffed and studly Jesus was, he must have worked out. I figure it would be a great name for a good hard rock band, preferably one with a buff front(wo)man. Amanda
Ripping Pirates My friend was in a play (It was called Buttons, Pirates, and Pearls don't ask) and one of the characters first lines was, "Pirates?! Ripping!" and Ripping Pirates was born! The One, The Only Sammy
Ripple Effect It`s just that awesome. willdood
RipTorn He just has the coolest name. Sean
The Rise And Fall Of Puppets I was watching my nephew doing a puppet show for his kindergarten class, and it was called, "the Rise and Fall of Puppets" n thought it would be a funny band name. D.B.
Rise Before The Fall This band name is cool because it means 'rising before God comes back'. And I would like to get saved before He rises again. Josh Busby
Rise with the dead I just started looking for some cool words and then I had it and its good for metal and rock bands and its cool because Rise with the dead are some cool words its like you rising with the dead and thats my why its cool how I found out the name. Hope you like it! = ) Dmanroxs u sux
Rising Son All of our band members were born when the sun was rising in the morning. Skyler
The Rising Temps Or The Falling Temps. It has three meanings.You can think of weather, since sometimes temperatures drop during the day or rise at night. Temps is short for temporary workers. And it's also short for The Temptations.  Opie M.
The Risky Watermelons I have two best friends, and today at school I accidentally wore hot pink while they both wore green. We were also all out of dress code. So, we said that as we walked down the hall we looked like a (detentionally) risky watermelon! Alex
Ritalin The name is so cool for a band who go's mental on stage. RITALIN is a drug that was given to kids who were hyper. look us up but at the moment we are thinking of calling our band something different.  The Ritalins
The Rizzo We have this really weird math teacher. She always had a saying, "That came off the rizzo wrong." David Ingersoll
RJ Chavvona I or we thought of this sweet name playing Road Hockey. My last name is Charron and the first in JR. So while Chris was nagging me to give him the puck , he tripped and the last name came out kind of morphed... we pulled a reverse on my first name and thats how we got the name of the band RJ Sha-Von-A.... WE ROCK!!! Jayare (JR)
RKO Speedwagon A cross between wrestler Randy Orton's finisher "The RKO" (which came from Orton's initials) and REO Speedwagon JeReMy
Road Crew Under The Influence What happens when road construction workers drink and drive heavy machinery? They either 1) have accidents or 2) start a rock band.  man
Road Side Fire Well, to go along with the self esteem issues there are a few drunken pyromaniacal tendancies too so, upon setting fire to a newspaper on the side of the road our drummer jack suggested Road Side Fire. Unfortunately Joe, our bassist, pointed out it sounds a bit metally and our delicate little emopunk riffs and wails just arent up to metal standards yet. i liked it tho Wonder_mike@hotmail.com
The Road To Ali Baba What some contestant on "Family Feud" thought was a Bob Hope-Bing Crosby "Road To" picture. Apparently, he was reading too many fairy tales(like "Ali Baba And The 40 Thieves") and not seeing too many good films. t.v.
Roadkill Bills I was laughing with my grandpa at crazy band names, and got him laughing with this one, then he said it would really be a good cool band name. Spike
Roadkill Pretty one night, myself and a good friend were discussing an aqaintence we both hate, i had never seen her though, only spoke to her, and she was describing her to me, and the one term she could think of to describe her was roadkill pretty! LJ the hunny
Roan Tosser Tess Based on a mishearing of the word "testosterone" as "Tess tossed a roan" Regina Haniger
Roark's Sporks Howard Roark is the protagonist of Ayn Rand's philosophical novel, The Fountain Head. I don't feel like explaining "objectivism", so if you care, find out for yourself. Sporks are perfectly useless, as are most people in Roark's point of view.  spydur
Roasted Gelatin Squares It's cool becuase its the last letters of the band members names (Graddon, Reynolds, Sanderson) and we didn't plan it. Psymon
Rob Ford Mustang Combining Toronto mayor Rob Ford and the Ford Mustang into one band name. JeReMy
Rob the Rich It's a reference to "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" by Good Charlotte JeReMy
The Robert Stacks Named after one of my late mother's favorite Hollywood leading men, Robert Stack. To her, he was always the epitome of "cool". Indy Gent
Roberto Roberto I said that since Duran Duran was already taken, I would come up with this name. crazydon
RoboJesus and the Purple Prancing Ponies this would be a great name for a really bad metal band like slayer or slipknot because people would never know what hit them. it came up when i was in a bar in vienna for a drinking game. our team chose this. needless to say we won RANDIZZLE
Robopocalypse The end of the world at the hands of robots. Mike the Spike
Robot Fly Botflies are a kind of flies that lay their eggs under the skin of animals (sometimes including humans), and then their larvae become internal parasites therein. This name carbines "Robot" and "botfly". Waldo D. Law
Robot Kimchi My brother said he liked handmade kimchi. As opposed to what? SPfee
Robots In Rowboats It has a funky alliteration to it. I've always been curiously struck by the similarity between the words "robot" and "rowboat". D. Melody Dole, MD
Robots In Suburbia Most people in suburbia are "perfect". It's kinda of a cool name. Sort of classic. Kalyson
The Robots Of ToMORROW  Britt
Rock 'N' Roll Models I thought it could be a good band name, with its wordplay on "role models" Regina Haniger
Rock and Republic I was at the Cheese Cake Factory and i saw an advertisment for Rock and Republic jeans. I thought that was a cool band name!  widl
Rock Hard Dog B***s I think it sounds really punk. Or really hard core rock. And people would be like, "So what'd you do last night?" And I'd be like "Nothing, just went and saw RHDB." See? Even the abbreviateion sounds cool. How'd it come about? One day our friends were over eating dinner and one of them (this quiet Catholic school girl) starts talking about this dog she once saw that had huge, rock hard b***s. And I just thought, what a cool name for a band! aamcfarlin
Rock My Reindeer People sometimes call me Rocks, my friend is Stones, and for about a month or so I had a picture of a reindeer for my wallpaper on my laptop... and then it just came to me ilovelamp
Rock Paper Suicide  steve-n
Rock Shot It's kinda like an injection of rock that gets you up and rocking! Freddy
Rock Soap Opera I searched ROCK ON and it said ROCCE SOPRA and it just me. Yeah, it sucks. I don't care though. God
ROCK TOP Because it's the top of names with much rock in it! JT YO
Rock vs. Paper vs. Scissors I got a shirt that said this and I thought it would be a cool band name. Danny
The Rock'em Sockers Would be the name of a garage band (like the Strokes, White Stripes, etc.). Was created at a concert when my friend that i was with was pretending he was an old man and goes "look at all these rock'em sockers." Bryan
Rockaholic It rocks and also shows some signs of addiction for rock music. Sagar Bhonsle
The Rocker Fellas Well this is my actual band name, but we're not sure if we like it or not. It sort of came to me when I was sitting in the car. We wanted something that had a bit of a pun and this kinda has one. We play rock music; we're a bunch of fellas. It's simple really. Simon
The Rockerwoods They rock, they like nature, they're... RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Rocket Monkey Conspiracy This came about because we realised there were an abudance of monkey references in rock music so we decided there was a conspiracy going on.The rocket bit was added as a tribute to nirvana, in reference to the rocket monkey on the reverse of nevermind. underworlddreams
Rocket Science Romantic Think about it, how many rocket scientists are romantic? I thought of it one day while playing with the band I'm in which is mainly emo and pop punk Franz Bermuda
Rocket Surgery A contestant on Wipeout said that the course was not "rocket surgery", meaning to say either "rocket science" or "brain surgery". JeReMy
The Rockford Fails Similar name to the 70's TV show "The Rockford Files" but with more fail. Maybe good for a band located in Rockford, Illinois. RevengeFromMars YouTube
Rockiavelli Machiavelli was bored with politics and decided to start a garage band. RevengeFromMars YouTube
Rockin'maninoff A band that is heavily influenced by the true innovators of the rock and roll world. Like Kansas, and Triumph. Samantha
Rocking Horse of Death On MythBusters, Adam said that the way two guns fired together (more specifically the movement of the guns) was like a rocking horse of death. JeReMy
rockIT science It's just cool. Okay! sholio
Rockness Monster It's like if the Loch Ness monster was a metal head Kurt
Rockology well we was on about geology thes study of rocks and i thought why not call the band rockology as in the study of rock stoods
Rocksters Well...I was thinking about rock and gangsters for some reason and I'm like THATS IT rocksters and if you like rock and you're starting a band this is the right band name for you! Sam
Rocky's Whore Picture Show everyone loved the movie.. but instead of horror, it's whore. why? because i bet "Rocky Horror Picture Show" is used by 5 million bands already beep
Rod Dour When the Indianapolis Colts were losers (circa 1985) and fired it's first coach Frank Kush, they hired someone named Rod Dowhower to become the next coach. He was always known to have a scowling facial expression on the sidelines. A parody song even had the lyric "That makes Rod dour!" Too bad his face couldn't coach the games. He was fired about a year and a half after he was hired. Indy
Rogue's Gallery It's what every hard rock band should be. They should answer to nobody and p*** everybody off, no matter who it is. I thought of it because I used to think of good band names all the time when I actually wanted to be in one. SKD
Roke Stroke The Mallet This is what Danny says in "The Shining" one time when hes being possessed by Tony. Kinda random yet kinda creapy Avada Kadavra
Roll The Rock Away Impressive, earth shacking. Summerizes all the sacrificing and rewards for a life that's always changing more lives on the road with what you present for your people to hear. But before your band takes this moniker It had better be very, verily GOOD! ...get it.?! Gary Gray
The Rolling Waves First heard on an episode of I dream of Jeanie. I Fell in love with the idea of a band living in a beach house and making some good old rock and roll. It is the name of the fictional band in a story I am writing. Samantha
Roma Yoo know, it just has a nice ring to it. You could incorperate something with the Bible if you do gospel rock, and if not, come on, Rome was brutal. Wiz Sid
RomanArt Unicornz Well, to come up with this, at school I was doing an essay on my 10 fave things and 3 fave fantasies. I started writing, and I wrote on my things list 'Romans' and 'Artistic paintings'. In fantasies i put 'unicorns' and thought, 'nice name for a band, RomanArt Unicorns.' but then i thought 'change the s in unicornS to a z.' so there it is! Ripp
Romeo and Fool-iet reading romeo and juliet in class one time, my freind sed she shood b cald Fooliet for going out wiv him and so it should be Romeo and Fooliet. or just Fooliet if that sounds beta 2 sum people!! fictional
The Ronald Dumfelds This is a great name for a band who wants to write anti-Iraq war rock songs. mannequinboy
Room 101 My original band name, before changing it to PRM .. It's the room in the book 1984 that .. well, if you've not read the book I don't want to ruin it for you! Sara
Room Full Of Ego Musicians have big egos, so the name is pretty appropriate. Christine
A Room Without A Door it leads to a problem of where to enter. www.geocities.com/c_pen/
Root Mean Squares "Root mean square" is a math term, usually used when working with AC current. Probably a decent band name for a very nerdy band. RevengeFromMars YouTube
Roque La Maison French for 'Rock The House'. Burnzy
Rosa Rubicundior, Lilio Candidior Kinda long-winded, I know. It means something like "Redder than the rose, whiter than the lily" in Latin. I think it sounds quite intriguing in both languages, and the Latin part might strike people as being "exotic".  CC
Rosa Sharona I was reading this kids book, When My Name Was Keoko, and it mentioned the national tree of Korea, which is, of course, the Rose of Sharon. I played around with the name a bit, and I thought that this sounded way cool. Who do you think?
Rose 11 There was a background character in the movie Monsters University called "Rosie Levin", so I figured this altered version of the character's name would be a great band name. JeReMy
Rose est Avangarde This is totally awesome. It's French for "Pink is the cutting edge". But dont u dare steal it!! Its mine!! maxine
Rosebud On Wry With Mustard An old Saturday Night Live sketch spoofing Citizen Kane, with the actors are trying to find out what the title words mean. Lance Crackers
Roses Of The Dumped I came up with it, because one of my guy friends had a crush on this girl. She didn't like him, and every day, he would put roses in her locker. She got all of them plucked off all the petals and put them in his locker. So I came up with 'Roses of the Dumped'. unknown hahaha
Roses of Thorns I was thinking about a name for my band,and I like roses but what's a rose without thorns?! So I put them together. Hannah
Rosey & the Puddytats For that goofy all-girl band who loves Tweety! Class-E

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